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Director dealings: Croda secretary invests, Touchstone non-exec offloads option shares

(Sharecast News) - Croda International was on the list of director buys on Monday, after the company secretary picked up almost £50k worth of shares, The firm said Thomas Michael Brophy bought 919 shares on 12 June, in a single transaction on the London Stock Exchange.

Brophy paid 5,438p for each share, valuing the investment at a total of £49,975.22.

On the selling side of the ledger was Touchstone Exploration, after a non-executive director offloaded a portion of the shares picked up as part of a share option exercise.

The firm said Harrie Vredenburg acquired 80,000 shares through the exercise, at a price of 25 Canadian cents apiece, on 6 June.

Vredenburg then sold 27,920 shares on 9 June, in a single transaction on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The director sold the shares for 101 Canadian cents each, valuing the sale at CAD 28,199 (£16,886).

At 1457 BST, shares in Croda International were up 3.41% at 5,454p, while those in Touchstone Exploration were down 0.98% at 58.42p.

Reporting by Josh White for Sharecast.com.

Top Director Buys

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Director name: Brand,Martin Amount purchased: 12,350 @ 8,670.38p Value: �1,070,791.89

Bank Of Cyprus Holdings Public Limited Company (cdi) (BOCH) Director name: Iordanou,Constantine Amount purchased: 47,470 @ 245.66p Value: �116,614.80

Croda International (CRDA) Director name: Brophy ,Tom Amount purchased: 919 @ 5,438.00p Value: �49,975.22

Centralnic Group (CNIC) Director name: Royde ,Max Amount purchased: 24,000 @ 108.60p Value: �26,064.00

Supermarket Income Reit (SUPR) Director name: Shah,Sapna Amount purchased: 21,520 @ 82.50p Value: �17,754.00

Centralnic Group (CNIC) Director name: Royde ,Max Amount purchased: 8,764 @ 109.23p Value: �9,572.74

Diageo (DGE) Director name: Ferrán,Javier Amount purchased: 247 @ 3,350.00p Value: �8,274.50

Fusion Antibodies (FAB) Director name: Buick,Richard John Amount purchased: 68,750 @ 7.20p Value: �4,950.00

Supermarket Income Reit (SUPR) Director name: Shah,Sapna Amount purchased: 2,716 @ 81.50p Value: �2,213.54

Allianz Technology Trust (ATT) Director name: Patel,Neeta Amount purchased: 189 @ 261.24p Value: �493.74

Top Director Sells

Touchstone Exploration Inc Npv (di) (TXP) Director name: Vredenburg,Harrie Amount sold: 27,920 @ $1.01 Value: $16,682.97

Kosmos Energy (di) (KOS) Director name: Dearlove,Richard B Amount sold: 139 @ 680.00p Value: �945.20

Kosmos Energy (di) (KOS) Director name: Franklin,Roy Amount sold: 103 @ 680.00p Value: �700.40

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